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Reception Teacher


Job Description:

  • Reception Teacher
  • Full-time
  • C of E Primary School
  • Southgate
  • Maternity cover contract
  • December 2022 – July 2023
  • Paid to scale MPS1 - MPS6

A small one-form-entry C of E primary school in Southgate are looking for a reception teacher to join their school in December to cover a permanent teacher’s maternity leave.

The Role

In this role you will be taking over the Reception class in the school as their full-time class teacher. You should have a good knowledge of teaching within the Early Years and an engaging and positive teaching style. You will be teaching daily phonics lessons using the Read Write Inc programme, maths and topic-based projects over the term incorporating literacy and the seven areas of learning and development.
The school uses Tapestry for online learning journeys with the EYFS and knowledge of this platform is essential for this role.
This role is to start in December to allow time to do a full handover with the current teacher and get to know both pupils and parents. Exact start date is to be confirmed. This role is offered on a contract basis and will be paid to scale.

The School

This one-form-entry Church of England Primary School is based in Southgate and offers a supportive and inclusive school community where each child is valued as an individual. The school has a core Christian focus within a diverse and engaging curriculum. Staff at the school work closely together and there is a positive and committed approach to the all-round development of all pupils. There are good professional development opportunities and excellent support from the senior leadership team.


To apply for this role you must have:

• Experience using Tapestry Leaning Journal software
• Experience in EYFS
• Two professional teaching references

Please apply with an up-to-date CV outlining your experience if this role is of interest.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted, you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


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    Contract, Full Time

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